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Ilan Ramon
Birth: Jun. 20, 1954
Ramat Gan
Tel Aviv District, Israel
Death: Feb. 1, 2003
Sabine County
Texas, USA

Israeli Astronaut. A Colonel in the Isreali Air Force, he was the first Israeli in fly in Outer Space. Before becoming an astronaut he had served in the Yom Kippur War in 1982. He was a Payload Specialist on the Space Shuttle Columbia. On February 1, 2003 NASA lost all communication and radar contact with the shuttle just minutes before a 9:16AM scheduled landing time. A short time later it was confirmed that the Columbia had exploded over eastern Texas, and that there were no survivors. (bio by: K) 
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  Asaf Ramon (1988 - 2009)*
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Moshav Nahalal Cemetery
Hatzafon (Northern District), Israel
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Record added: Feb 01, 2003
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Israeli Air Force Colonel RAMON is included on the Remembrance Rug by symbol #Israel 2. TY&S
- Rodger Asai
 Added: Mar. 21, 2016
Remembering today Ilan Ramon, a courageous Israeli who paid the ultimate price for space exploration. We will not forget you. Shalom.
- Carol Plessinger-Newlin
 Added: Feb. 1, 2016

- LawBaby
 Added: Feb. 1, 2016
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